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SotosLg

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  1. Public vote is open!! Thank you guys for the support and good luck to all of the participants!! http://makerhub.coolermaster.com/portfolio-item/mod-gallery-half-life-2-gordon-freeman-sotiris-lagopatis/
  2. As a Half Life 2 fan, i have an obligation to make a case mod around the best fps game that has ever released. I've been thinking about it since my last case mod that participated in an international (2012) event (sadly it was never completed as the website that the competition held got issues as far as i can remember). So, in a few words, i will be fusing a few techniques of mine and some others in order to achieve the best result that i imagined and thinking about. Rusting, crackle paint, scorched looked exterior side panel and color splash or even some paintbrush are the main tools to achieve something great and most of all something that i have always been dreaming of. So, Half Life 2: Gordon Freeman edition is commencing!! I will soon be posting pictures, so be patient and i hope that i fulfill my dream since 2012 and beyond!! The "victim" will be a Cavalier case!!
  3. Half Life 2: Gordon Freeman edition spec list!!

     

    CPU: AMD Phenom 2 x6 1100t 3.3ghz@3.9ghz

    MOTHERBOARD: Asus ROG Crosshair IV formula

    GPU: Hybrid Asus radeon hd 6850 (with sapphire 7870 cooler)

    SSD: Corsair Force ls 120gb

    RAM: Gskill ARES 2x4gb 2133mhz

    COOLING: Custom cpu watercooling (enzotech cpu block with barbed fittings, single ek waterblocks radiator, compression fittings 1/4", soft tubing)

    EXTRA: 5" lcd touch screen mounted on the door panel

    PSU: Cooler Master G750M

    CASE: Cooler Master Cavalier

  4. Awsome work Rakazone!! I liked the fact that you used car paint, we have the same motherboard too!! Cheers and good luck man!!
  5. atcs

    Craig come on!! You still have time!! Don't give up!! You owe that to yourself most of all, obstacles are to be overcomed!! You are allowed to fall, you MUST rise!!
  6. I love the chameleon colouring!! That's awsome!!
  7. Just some info, the lcd screen that i mounted on the front face panel is also touch screen but that particular moment i've not connected the touch because it's messing with other windows!! In addition, the lcd screen can be used in many ways, as a duplicate screen (where everything i see in the main screen i see there but it has to be in the same resolution with the lcd!!) and as an extended screen (where you can put anything you want from stats, video feed, image slideshow, generally as a normal 2nd screen!!)!! Stay safe Brothers!! Good Luck everyone!! Remember this: destination doesn't matter a lot, what matters most is the journey until the destination!! Again, Good Luck everyone!!
  8. Hello Rakazone21!! Thank you man and remember, everything will go fine!!
  9. Here we are again, final photos of the project, it was a great journey until now that i am making this post, lots of trouble encountered but the real strength is overcoming no matter what those troubles and winning every day you put effort in every aspect that you are into!! My motto from now on would be "Perfecting the imperfection is a real gift"!! So here i present you, Half Life 2: Gordon Freeman edition final photos!! (Dr. Freeman would be very happy!!!! ) (Cable management is not perfect as i lacked of space!!) Here now i would like to thank my good friend Nikitas for giving me ideas, my also good friend and partner Nikitas for making me the beautiful logos and also giving me some ideas, my good friend Adam with who i have played countless hours of Half Life 2 online gaming and most of all my beautiful wife for no matter what we went through she always gave me some good words and words for not giving up!! Thank you guys, you are perfect!! Created by a demon, finalized by an angel!! SotosLg for 2017!! Thank you Cooler Master!!
  10. Hello again!! Last day of the whole process and not much done today!! Last parts was glueing the acrylic on the side panel, glueing the logos on the acrylic, painting the logos accordingly, making some cable management and having the second side panel sprayed with some clear coat!! For the last part i couldn't managed to get pictures so i apologize!! Here i cutted the acrylic where i wanted it to be so then i added some layers of double sided foamed adhesive tape!! Next i glued the logos with two element epoxy glue!! I apologize at this level for not taking the adequate ammount of images!! Now i decided to take a paintbrush and do the outline of the logos with some orange colour and then with some black until i do the plastic bag effect on them!! I dont mind the perfect detailing here as i need it to be as much as un-detailed and not smooth enough, that was my itention since the beggining!! (the perfect imperfections!!) Final night images are coming to the next post!!
  11. The post continues!! Here we have the face panel door ready to be clear coated!! Here is the face panel door attached to the case!! And the Freeman inside!! So now it is time to glue the lcd screen!! Lets grab some transparent silicon!! Lcd screen is glued and running!! Here is the face panel door attached to the main case having the msi afterburner showing!! That was the last night work!! The case mod is nearly its completion so minor things are coming and final photos will be posted, until then Peace Brothers!!
  12. Hello again!! Last night's work was sticking the Freeman and the headcrab side by side letting people know that he is in defence while trying to give a pheropod!! Along with that i hade the front face panel covered with clear coat and glued the lcd screen on the door panel so lets get started!! At first i had to superglue the pheropod on his left hand and the crowbar on his right hand!! Next was the alignment of the Freeman inside the 5.25" bay with the headcrab, let's call him Lamarr!! Next i took some two element epoxy glue and glued the Freeman and Lamarr inside!! Then i took carefully the front face panel off and sprayed a layer of clear coat!! The post will continue with more images and assembly!!
  13. The post continues!! Here we have some fitting with angles on them which are going to be used in the watercooling!! The fittings are EK waterblocks from past watercooling build i did!! Some few meters of flex tubing remained from past build for just in case!! The process went well and i had a leakage which i solved quickly!! Here we have some orange additive which comes from EK waterblocks too!! For main fluid i am using deionized water!! The process was the same until 1.30am, filling and let the foam sit for a while until clear colored water was visible!! Here are some night shots with the front turbine fan installed and on!! I will post more images of the process maybe tonight!! Until then the building will continue with having the figure of the Freeman sit inside the 5,25" bay!! Until next update, Peace Brothers!!
  14. The post continues!! Here we have the main sode panel ready to be clear coated because the previous technique i used matt colour!! Some images more when it was clear coated!! Along with that i started putting inside the hardware with first in line the motherboard with the cpu block attached!! Here we have the pump with reservoir and top all together!! The pump is an alphacool (i apologise for not remembering the precise model, i will update as long as i finish posting!!) Next i did the turbine fan which is a bitfenix spectre with orange led!! So what i used to glue the cone spinner was two element epoxy and later some super glue because i had an accident!! Now lets move on to installing the watercooling!! I did it only on cpu because with the gpu block it will get heavier and it weighs as much as this res filled up with the top and the pump!! Here i used three layers of double sided foamed adhesive tape!! The post will continue with more watercooling installation!!
  15. Hello again!! Last day was day of assembly and installing the watercooling, so the day went like this until 2 a.m. so let's get started!! Here we have the rear part if the case and the rear i/o merged together with silver rivets!! I might be painting them in the ladt minute but i think not, it will give another feel!! Here is the whole rear panel attached to the case!! Here is the upper panel attached to the case!! Now i attached the motherboard tray to the case!! Here is a test fit with the front face panel!! Here now comes the tricky part!! Here i fused the two painting techniques so it won't look so much irrelevant!! I first did the upper panel and then i attached both of the side panels to keep it flowing normally!! Some areas are sprayed and most of it is created using a plastic bag with the sponge method, pinching colour to the area!! Here is the upper panel with face panel and the color difference so what i did was spray from a distance a little quantity of orange colour to make it look alike!! Now here is the other side panel with the logos attached using the same method as before!! The post will continue with more images with the assembly process!!